Android TV Launcher Pushed to Google Play

Over the past decade, the tech universe has seen two drastic and widely contrasting changes with … more

Cyngn, OnePlus, Micromax – The Legal Battle

Recently, a battle has been waging in India over the rights to distribute the commercial … more

Lean Mean Battery Power Saving App Review

We talk a lot about battery topics here at XDA TV. We talk about everything from Power Banks to USB … more

Android 5.1 Possibly Coming February 2015

Google released Android 5.0 just over a month ago, and since then Lollipop has been trying to … more

Welcome to XDA

Search to go directly to your device's forum

Register an account

Unlock full posting privileges

Ask a question

No registration required
Post Reply

[Q] Lg G3 Low light Video test

OP alitech

17th June 2014, 10:42 AM   |  #1  
OP Senior Member
Flag London
Thanks Meter: 2
194 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jul 2005

Just a quick q before I go and purchase this set. Is the G3 plauged with the same laggy low light video recording like the G2? That was the one thing that put me off the G2 big time coming from a Galaxy S4. I have been searching online to see a low light video test recording but I have been unable to find one. Everyone keeps talking about the camera, low light shots and laser focusing, but no one mentions how good or bad it is in low light video recording.

If you own one already, can you please shed some light? Or better yet, can you post a video somewhere? Something with a lot of moving subjects in very low light. This would really be useful to me. I know it does 4K too, but not entirely sure of how good that is either. A video of both would be great.

Furthermore, what is your take on this phone? How much better is it compared to the G2? I have had a G2 for 6 months now. The battery life is the best I have experienced but it gradually declines in strength or maybe its the amount of apps that I keep putting on it. I have done a full reset twice to fix the problem, but the battery is not as good as it was when I started using the phone. I wish there was an app that would give true usage of the battery, I dont trust the android battery app.

Anyways, lets focus on the most important questions, whats the video like in low light?
17th June 2014, 12:23 PM   |  #2  
dondavis007's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 171
975 posts
Join Date:Joined: Aug 2010
What I have heard the G3 is better in low light but still have the watercolor effect. The shutter speed is a bit lower than G2 some reviwer said. I'll think that low-light is an Achilles for most cameras with the same sensor, optics and pixel. This is what HTC wanted to fight with the 2um sensor and Apple with 1.5. Still it's more or less the same technology as before and the results should be in line with that. Better software and other ways of doing stuff like focus but the baseline sets the restriction.

Sent from a mobile Gadget...
Last edited by dondavis007; 17th June 2014 at 12:30 PM.
18th June 2014, 02:19 AM   |  #3  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 27
211 posts
Join Date:Joined: May 2006
The best part is it can all be edited and configured!
Will be ditching my S5 for the G3 ASAP! and I'm a heavy camera/video user.
18th June 2014, 04:46 AM   |  #4  
Maine_Coon's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 111
647 posts
Join Date:Joined: Sep 2009
I'd like to know the answer too..not just about low light, but in general, regarding the video.

Don't forget, we have a modded camera.apk now, thanks to Gishnu and Hendrickson.
10th July 2014, 02:51 AM   |  #5  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 53
270 posts
Join Date:Joined: Sep 2010
It's low light 4K video of Hong Kong, hope this helps.
I'm curious about it too, and also if it can cope with very high volume recording, like videos of concerts and stuff...
The Following User Says Thank You to MasterThiefGarrett For This Useful Post: [ View ]
10th July 2014, 03:17 AM   |  #6  
Thanks Meter: 17
79 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jul 2008
Originally Posted by MasterThiefGarrett
It's low light 4K video of Hong Kong, hope this helps.
I'm curious about it too, and also if it can cope with very high volume recording, like videos of concerts and stuff...

That's better than any cell phone I've ever had!
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread

4k video, lg g3, low light, video
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes